Coming in as the No. 1 seed, the WKU softball team opens its time at the Conference USA Championship on Thursday at 10 a.m. CT against eight-seeded Charlotte at Felsberg Field at FIU Softball Stadium in Miami, Fla.
WKU Lady Topper Basketball legendary coach Paul Sanderford is one of three with WKU connections that headlines the 2015 class of the Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame. Sanderford is joined in this year's class by former Lady Topper Sharon Garland and former WKU Basketball manager Lloyd Gardner.
With a regular-season title under their belts, WKU earned numerous accolades as Conference USA announced All-Conference and specialty award winners on Wednesday, highlighted by senior Miranda Kramer being named Pitcher of the Year and Newcomer of the Year.
WKU celebrated the 2014-15 men's basketball season Tuesday night with a banquet and awards ceremony in the Jack and Jackie Harbaugh Stadium Club at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium.
WKU led Lipscomb 5-1 and had allowed just two hits entering the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday night at Ken Dugan Field but Bisons' shortstop Grant Massey capped a five-run rally with a walk-off bunt single to drop the Hilltoppers, 6-5.